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Kansas City

ArtOberfest: Poetry for Social Change Workshop with Grace Wilentz

Poetry for Social Change Workshop with Grace Wilentz | Oct. 21, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University | Dublin, Ireland poet will lead a workshop focused on the power of poetry to advance social change.

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ArtOberfest: Poetry for Social Change Workshop with Grace Wilentz
ArtOberfest: Poetry for Social Change Workshop with Grace Wilentz

Time & Location

21 Oct 2023, 10:00 – 22 Oct 2023, 12:00

Kansas City, 5235 Troost Ave, Kansas City, MO 64110, USA

About the event

Join Dublin, Ireland-based visiting poet Grace Wilentz for a workshop focused on the power of poetry to advance social change. Poems mystify and rattle. They remind us that the poem is a place for freedom, and for declaring individual standards of beauty and justice. Through this three-hour workshop, participants will come away with new poems, receive support and feedback, and discover new perspectives on the art of writing poetry. If desired, poems generated during the workshop can be collected and designed into graphic broadsheets for public display on the Rockhurst campus. All skill levels are welcome and no experience in writing poetry is required! Registration is a must as space is limited. $15 fee includes refreshments and writing materials (Rockhurst students free of charge). Register here https://engage.rockhurst.edu/register/socialchange

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